Srinagar, February 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership has said that the struggle and sacrifices rendered by great leaders of Kashmiri freedom struggle— martyr Muhammad Maqbool Butt and martyr Muhammad Afazl Guru — are glorious chapter of Kashmir’s resistance history. »

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Srinagar, February 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the report submitted by the Senior Superintendent of police Srinagar before the Human Rights Commission, today, revealed that the Gaw Kadal massacre case was closed after failure of the ‘efforts’ to trace the culprits.

The SSP Srinagar in his report also stated that the all the records regarding the case kept at Kralkhud police station were “washed away during the floods in 2014.” »

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New Delhi, February 07 (KMS): The bail application of senior APHC leader and Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP) incarcerated chief, Shabbir Shah is scheduled to be heard and argued on February 23.

The application has been moved in a Delhi court on behalf of the senior resistance leader who is undergoing detention in Tihar jail, from July 2017 after he was arrested by ED in a fabricated case, the party said in a statement issued in Srinagar, today. »

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Thousands attend funeral of Pulwama youth

Srinagar, February 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown will be observed on Saturday and Monday to mark the martyrdom anniversaries of prominent Kashmiri martyred leaders, Muhammad Afzal Guru and Muhammad Maqbool Butt.

Call for the strike has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik. Giving details of protest calendar, the leadership in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, said that on the martyrdom day of Muhammad Afzal Guru on Saturday, 9th of February, a complete shutdown would be observed across the Valley. On 10th of February, prayers will be held in all main masajid for these martyrs. Recalling the sacrifice of martyr Muhammad Maqbool Butt, the JRL said that a complete shutdown would be observed on Monday, 11th of February 2019. Besides shutdown, protest demonstrations will be held at Lal Chowk in Srinagar demanding the return of mortal remains of these martyrs to their motherland for a proper burial. A memorandum will also be sent to UN Secretary General, seeking the intervention of the World Body for settlement of the Kashmir dispute. »

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Srinagar, February 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people participated in funeral prayers of martyred youth, Irfan Ahmed Shaikh, at Chakoora in Pulwama district, today.

Braving heavy snow, people thronged Chakoora and attended the funeral prayers of martyr Irfan.

Four rounds of funerals prayers were held for the youth, who was killed by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation at Chakoora, yesterday. He was buried amid massive pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.

Meanwhile, complete shutdown was observed in Chakoora and adjoining areas of the district to mourn the killing of Irfan Ahmed Shaikh. »

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Srinagar, February 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Awami Ittehad Party President, Engineer Abdur Rasheed has said that Governor Satpal Malik’s statement is a confession that the anti-India sentiment is very much deep-rooted and Delhi’s own people cannot survive by openly supporting its aggression.

Engineer Abdur Rasheed was reacting to Governor Malik’s statement that Mehbooba Mufti’s speaking about atrocities of Indian forces was an attempt to regain her lost ground and come again to power. Engineer Rasheed in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “While Governor is crossing his constitutional and moral domain by criticizing political parties, his statements often expose the harsh ground realities.” »

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Srinagar, February 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML) has said that the Indian state is pursuing a revengeful policy against the Chairman of Muslim Deeni Mahaz, Dr Muhammad Qasim Fakhtoo, his wife and their children.

Dr Muhammad Qasim Fakhtoo completed 26 years of imprisonment on Tuesday (February 05). He was arrested in 1993 and the Indian authorities have not released him despite recommendations by the government-constituted review boards and committees. His wife, Aasiya Andrabi, is languishing in New Delhi’s infamous Tihar Jail for past several months. »

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Srinagar, February 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police have filed a charge-sheet against illegally detained journalist, Asif Sultan, along with nine others in a false case.

They have been charged of “hatching criminal conspiracy for an attack on a police party” at Diyarwani in Batamaloo area of Srinagar, last year. A police constable was killed in an attack during a cordon and search operation by Indian forces in August 2018.

A police spokesman said that the police submitted the charge sheet in the case. “The FIR pertains to the incident dated 12-08-2018 wherein militants hiding in a residence at Diyarwani, Batamaloo, Srinagar fled away from spot after indiscriminately firing at Police party wherein one policeman was killed,” reads a police statement. »

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Srinagar, February 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a rights activist has filed a petition before the India’s National Human Rights Commission seeking rehabilitation of non-local women married to the Kashmiri youth.

The petitioner, Mujtaba Hussain, prayed that the Indian government should either rehabilitate these women or facilitate their return as per their wishes.

Pertinently, on the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s visit to occupied Kashmir on Sunday, scores of non-local women married to the Kashmiri youth staged a protest in Srinagar.

The women demanded citizen rights and travel documents so that they could be able to travel to their motherly country “whenever they want and also live with dignity in Kashmir”. »

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Srinagar, February 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has paid rich tributes to the youth martyred by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Pulwama district, yesterday.

The youth identified as Irfan Ahmed Shaikh was martyred by the troops at Chakoora in Litter area of the district.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “The brave youth of Kashmir are sacrificing their today for our tomorrow.” He said that the stubborn attitude of Indian leadership was responsible for the continued bloodshed in the valley. He reiterated his demand for settlement of the long-standing Kashmir dispute under the UN resolutions and in accordance with the aspirations of people of Jammu and Kashmir. »

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